New Conservation Area in Peru Protects Rare Cat, Birds, and Disappearing Cloud Forests

New Conservation Area in Peru Protects Rare Cat, Birds, and Disappearing Cloud Forests

A new conservation area established in central Peru will help protect the area’s shrinking cloud forest, as well as a rich biodiversity of wildlife that includes numerous endemic bird species and the endangered Andean cat. The new, 1,977-acre Monte Potrero Municipal Conservation Area is located in the department of Huánuco, in the municipality of Umari […]

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New BLM Logging Plan Not What’s Needed for Owl and Murrelet Recovery

New BLM Logging Plan Not What’s Needed for Owl and Murrelet Recovery

A new plan announced by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) threatens to enshrine forest management policies favoring logging, including mature forests needed by the threatened Northern Spotted Owl and Marbled Murrelet – species dependent on an old-growth forest ecosystem that also provides clean air, clean water, and viable fish and wildlife populations. “The Northwest […]

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